US University To Pay Over $1 Billion In Gynecologist Sex Abuse Settlement.

US University To Pay Over $1 Billion In Gynecologist Sex Abuse Settlement

According to lawyer, it is the "largest sexual abuse settlement against a university in US history."

Los Angeles:

A top California university has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to hundreds of alleged sex abuse victims of campus gynecologist George Tyndall, a lawyer representing plaintiffs said Thursday.

University of Southern California reached a $842.4 million settlement approved at Los Angeles Superior Court, lawyer Gloria Allred said in a statement, on top of $215 million agreed to in a 2018 federal class action case.

According to Allred, it is the "largest sexual abuse settlement against a university in US history."

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